Thursday, March 17, 2005
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Mar. 17, 2005) - The Southern Conference today announced its TIAA-CREF Academic All-Conference teams for the winter of 2004-05. East Tennessee State University had eight student-athletes that received the honor.
ETSU track and field had the largest representation with six student-athletes earning the honor, three women and three men. Women's basketball added two to complete the list.
A total of 93 student-athletes, representing all 12 Southern Conference institutions were named to the team. The 93 student-athletes averaged a 3.52 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and have competed in at least one-half of their team's competitions during the winter.
This is the third year that the Southern Conference has named an All-Academic Team by season. The All-Academic teams are made possible by a grant from the Southern Conference's Education Partner, TIAA-CREF.
For over 85 years, TIAA/CREF has been helping millions of people working in the academic, medical and cultural fields plan for their retirement. Our clear and long-held commitment to serve those who dedicate themselves to the benefit and enlightenment of others remains unchanged.
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Holly Moring So. Irmo, SC 3.77 Mass Communications
Brooke Wilhoit So. Sevierille, TN 3.51 Nursing/Pre-Med
Men's Indoor Track & Field
Joshua Hicks So. Riceville, TN 3.72 Accounting
Joshua Gibson Jr. Limestone, TN 3.52 Physical Education
Peter Dalton Jr. Dublin, Ireland 3.21 Psychology
Women's Indoor Track & Field
Christine Ward Jr. Candler, NC 3.80 Nursing
Jennifer Whittington Jr. Richland, VA 3.80 BiologyJennifer Habbestad Sr. Tampa, FL 3.50 Criminal Justice/Criminology
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